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Banks shut out women

Around the world, women in developing economies enjoy less access to the banking system than men.

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Nicola Mawson
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Nicola’s Notes: Dark clouds

The dark clouds hanging over SA’s economic hub are a perfect metaphor for the country’s economic situation, writes Nicola Mawson.

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Private sector should grab African opportunities

Debate over how to boost SA’s flagging economic fortunes usually focuses on how government policy can, or should, or must change.

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Gold slump not over yet
July 27 2015 at 09:46

The slump in gold that took prices to a five-year low may have further to run, writes Joe Deaux.

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Prudent fiscal management supports economy
July 27 2015 at 05:45

South Africans can support the economy by buying locally made products, writes Leslie Sedibe.

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Incentive is a ray of sunshine
July 26 2015 at 19:29

It if often tempting to blame the government for anything and everything.

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Call centres can damage reputations
July 26 2015 at 19:08

Growth in call centres in the private and public sectors is clearly cost driven.

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Productivity isn’t the problem after all
July 24 2015 at 12:03

Why is the hi-tech boom not increasing productivity? Hamish McRae tackles this puzzle...

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Nicola’s Notes: Job losses mount
July 24 2015 at 10:37

The rout in the commodities sector spells bad news for local jobs, writes Nicola Mawson.

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Nothing much has changed in Greece
July 24 2015 at 06:09

Greek banks are open for business once again. But not really. Denis MacShane reports...

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Has Putin made concessions to the West?
July 24 2015 at 06:06

There’s a rash of conspiracy theories about secret concessions that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is supposed to have made to Western leaders.

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What peace can do for economies
July 23 2015 at 05:16

Hamish McRae shines a light on the relationship between Cuba and the United States.

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Iran’s oil output is overstated by markets
July 23 2015 at 05:16

Due to the competitive nature of oil producers, nobody knows how much oil is being produced or where, writes Pierre Heistein.

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